2011 Regular Session


File Code: Commercial Law - Consumer Protection
Sponsored By:
Delegates B. Robinson, Bobo, Boteler, Braveboy, Cane, Conaway, Glenn, Gutierrez, Holmes, Howard, McDonough, A. Miller, Oaks, Stocksdale, Stukes, Tarrant, and V. Turner
Consumer Protection - Consumer Debt Collection - Prohibited Acts


Prohibiting a person that collects or attempts to collect an alleged debt arising out of a specified consumer transaction from communicating with the debtor or a person related to the debtor until at least 24 hours after the end of any grace period allowed by the debtor's creditor for payment of the debt.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Economic Matters
Hearing 2/17 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate Joseph C. Boteler, III, District 8
Delegate Aisha N. Braveboy, District 25
Delegate Rudolph C. Cane, District 37A
Delegate Frank M. Conaway, Jr., District 40
Delegate Cheryl D. Glenn, District 45
Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez, District 18
Delegate Marvin E. Holmes, Jr., District 23B
Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate Pat McDonough, District 7
Delegate Aruna Miller, District 15
Delegate Nathaniel T. Oaks, District 41
Delegate Nancy R. Stocksdale, District 5A
Delegate Melvin L. Stukes, District 44
Delegate Shawn Z. Tarrant, District 40
Delegate Veronica Turner, District 26

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Debt Collection -see also- Attachments and Garnishments

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Commercial Law
( 14-201 , 14-202 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :
Economic Matters